John Peterson freedom certificate
Scope and Contents
John Peterson freedom certificate, 1817, consists of 0.03 cubic feet, and is a single handwritten registration of John Peterson, "a free man of color," from the Goochland County court, and signed by W. Miller.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research use.
0.03 Cubic Feet (One folder in a document box BW 9.)
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was purchased from Jerry N. Showalter by the Small Special Collections Library at the University of Virginia on May, 2016.
- John Peterson freedom certificate
- Ellen Welch
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script
- Language of description note
Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States